KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho — Idaho State Police confirmed Tuesday morning that Tilly the dog was found safe on a farm after he went missing following a car crash in North Idaho. He was reunited with his family.
On Sunday June 6, at 11:55 a.m. ISP were called to a crash blocking the intersection of SH 41 and Hayden Avenue. on the Rathdrum Prairie between Post Falls and Rathdrum in Kootenai County.
Through Facebook posts and comments, people were able to help locate the 2-year-old Border Collie Heeler mix that goes by the name "Tilly." The post about him was shared over 3,000 times.
After the crash, Tilly was seen running northwest from the crash scene through the field and was then located at a nearby farm. Tilly's family is from Hayden and did all they could to find the dog. Since Tilly has been found, they have posted rejoicing about the announcement.
Idaho State Police are still looking for witnesses to the crash that happened on Sunday morning. A representative says it happened at a busy intersection and are hoping people come forward with information. Anyone with information is asked to call ISP at (208) 209-7830.